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Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference

Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference

OTTAWA — A Liberal MP was caught wearing his birthday suit in the virtual House of Commons.
Conservative leader confirms free vote allowed on MP's 'sex-selective abortion' bill

Conservative leader confirms free vote allowed on MP's 'sex-selective abortion' bill

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole will allow a free vote on a caucus member's push to ban "sex-selective abortions.
Biden's planned U.S. pullout from Afghanistan to use Sept. 11 anniversary as deadline

Biden's planned U.S. pullout from Afghanistan to use Sept. 11 anniversary as deadline

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden started the clock Wednesday on the long-awaited, long-promised withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, setting the 20th anniversary of the attacks of Sept.
Italian-Canadians to get formal apology for treatment during Second World War

Italian-Canadians to get formal apology for treatment during Second World War

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will issue a formal apology next month for the treatment of Italian-Canadians during the Second World War.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:10 p.m. Alberta is reporting 1,412 new cases of COVID-19 and eight additional deaths due to the virus. The province says 778 new variant cases have also been detected.
Canadian emissions to make up outsized portion of what climate can bear: study

Canadian emissions to make up outsized portion of what climate can bear: study

Greenhouse gas emissions from Canada's oil and gas industry will make up an outsized share of the remaining carbon the world's atmosphere can take, a new analysis suggests.
Premier Francois Legault softens rules for outdoor mask use following criticism

Premier Francois Legault softens rules for outdoor mask use following criticism

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Francois Legault softened some rules surrounding outdoor mask wearing on Wednesday after criticism from the public and members of the political opposition.
Federal government unveils $1.5-billion plan to boost green building

Federal government unveils $1.5-billion plan to boost green building

OTTAWA — Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna has announced a $1.5-billion program designed to spur green building through retrofits, upgrades and new construction of public institutions.
AstraZeneca very safe, effective, with extremely rare risk of clots: Health Canada

AstraZeneca very safe, effective, with extremely rare risk of clots: Health Canada

OTTAWA — There is enough evidence to say the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine may cause very rare blood clots but the shot is still extremely safe, very effective and will remain on the Canadian market, Health Canada said Wednesday.

Quebec police cancel Amber Alert after baby boy, man found safe

WATERLOO, Que. — Quebec provincial police say a baby boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert on Wednesday has been found safe. The alert was issued after the two-month-old was allegedly abducted by a 22-year-old man around 11 a.m. in Waterloo, Que.